For the love of our cities..

This could be the most important time you invest watching anything this year. The first video “Seattle is Dying” ( 60 mins-below) was released by local TV station (KOMO) in the Spring of 2019; it has been viewed an astonishing ten million times. This episode makes clear that Seattle was in the grips of disaster,…

Life Privilege

My daughter texted me video of her first ‘real walk’ using crutches last night. She had major orthopedic surgery in early November and after 6 weeks using a walker, was given the green light yesterday to put weight on her leg. I’ve hidden her face to preserve her privacy, but you’d better believe there’s a…

We are all “reporters” now..

This is an important week where we live.  The beaches are “opening” and so are some local businesses and restaurants. Here’s what I hope: I hope that those who do venture out report back to those who aren’t ready to take that step yet. I hope that social media, (FB, Twitter, Instagram, Nextdoor etc) which…

The road back to normal..

Remember Sunday drives? Back in the day, before 24/7 cable TV, families would get into their cars on Sunday and go for drives..aimless drives.. just to look at life outside of the neighborhood. There were no stops to shop, or even to fill up the car, because everything (at least in Germany) was closed on…